In a series of tweets that shocked the Pentagon and sent waves through the national security apparatus, President Trump announced an immediate withdrawal of troops and support for Kurdish rebels fighting in northern Syria.
The United States was supposed to be in Syria for 30 days, that was many years ago. We stayed and got deeper and deeper into battle with no aim in sight. When I arrived in Washington, ISIS was running rampant in the area. We quickly defeated 100% of the ISIS Caliphate,…..
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 7, 2019
After decades of failed American interventionism around the globe, Trump is absolutely right to vacate Syria.